Category Archives for Bio-Diversity

The SHG Kitchen: Delicacies traditional

Nisarg Utsav was a success because of all the interesting stalls and exhibitions. But the most crowded stalls in the festival were… yes, you guessed it- the Food Stalls. Self Help Groups (SHGs) women from all over Akole- Shiswad, Khadki, … Continue reading

15. May 2012 by admin
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Balu’s Biodiversity Register

Balu Bhangre of Khadki Budruk has a treasure! But unlike most treasures, it is not a secret one. He wants to show and share it with everyone. In fact, he is even exhibiting it to the public in Shiswad’s Festival. … Continue reading

14. May 2012 by admin
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Ecosystems, Climate Change, Vulnerability and Economics connect

There’s a new demon on the block lately. You may have heard of it. Penguins usually model for its publicity posters. Yes, it’s called CLIMATE CHANGE. The solutions presented for this new problem are however, not new- sustainable development with … Continue reading

14. May 2012 by admin
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Bio-Diversity for the People!

I first met Balu at the Eco-course in Darewadi, where he became inspired to write a book about his village and to catalogue its natural wonders for the purpose of preserving them. Last week I met him in his village, … Continue reading

02. July 2011 by admin
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Deep Ecology: Notes from Nature

The PBR Experience Girish Jathar Though it can be easy to forget, we as humans depend upon countless other species for our very existence. Without biodiverse ecosystems, we would be unable to grow enough food, breathe clean air, or find … Continue reading

30. April 2011 by admin
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The Climate Change Adaptation Project: A Grassroots Initiative for People and the Planet

Wherever you were last year, you probably experienced extreme weather. Tied for the hottest year on record, 2010 included massive flooding in Pakistan and Australia, record blizzards in North America, and heat waves in Eastern Europe and India. The climate … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by admin
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